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The Kenyan safari suite that resembles a bird's nest | Daily Mail Online

The Kenyan safari suite that resembles a bird’s nest | Daily Mail Online

Guests at this bizarre suite might have to watch out for eagles swooping in and making themselves comfortable – because it resembles a giant bird’s nest.   

The Nay Palad at Segera resort is built alongside a river teeming with wildlife and is in one of Kenya’s most popular safari locations – Laikipia.

Perched above the ground overlooking endless plains, the suite is billed as ‘a new concept of nesting like a bird – above the ground, with literally a 360-degree view of the wilderness’. 

Perfect for high-flyers! The Nay Palad at Laikipia’s Segera resort is a unique addition to the safari experience in Kenya

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The bird’s nest interior is luxurious with a king-sized bed and lanterns and pillows a go-go

Built and designed from raw materials, it’s comprised of farmed wood and tree branches that have been woven together by local community members.

Thankfully, it also boasts an interior suite featuring all the amenities of a five-star hotel, such as a fully-equipped bathroom with solar-heated water and a flushing toilet.

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Typically, guests wishing to spend a night at the Bird Nest will arrive there just before sunset, after enjoying an exhilarating game drive or bush walk. 

Illuminated with lanterns, the ‘nest’ is accessorised with champagne and food, while b are prepared on the open-air top deck with linens and hot water bottles, ready for the night ahead.

The following morning, guests will find a surprise picnic breakfast on their doorstep, to be enjoyed while watching elephant, giraffe and other wildlife at the river.  

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Tree-mendous: Built and designed from raw materials, it’s comprised of farmed wood and tree branches that have been woven together by local community members

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Wilderness: Guests staying at the quirky construction can enjoy 360-degree views of the surrounding plains.

 One of Segera’s most fascinating features is its yellow biplane (pictured), which is the very same aircraft – though refurbished – that was used in Oscar-winning movie Out of Africa. Major supporters of the retreat’s projects are allowed to take excursions in it

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Location, location, location: The so-called nest is built alongside a river teeming with wildlife, such as giraffes and elephants

Designed to sleep two guests, the space could also potentially host a small family – for example the parents may choose to sleep in the adjoining indoor shelter of the first floor, while the children enjoy the adventure of sleeping outside. 

One of Segera’s most fascinating features is its yellow biplane, which is the very same aircraft – though refurbished – that was used in Oscar-winning movie Out of Africa.

Major supporters of the retreats projects are allowed to take excursions in it. 

Clearly, those that try Segera are impressed.

The venue’s TripAdvisor presence boasts 45 glowing reviews, with 44 of them bestowing it with five stars.

The Nay Palad is included in the rate for guests staying at Segera Retreat for five nights or more.

 For those on a shorter stay, the cost of the Bird Nest Experience starts at £872 per night. 

Visit www.

wilderness-safaris.com for more information.

  

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Now that’s a view: A stunning sunset at the Segera resort, which is in one of Africa‘s best safari locations – Laikipia

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Comfort: In addition to the ‘nest’, guests can also stay in more traditional luxury lodgings

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Popular: Segera’s TripAdvisor presence boasts 45 glowing reviews, with 44 of them bestowing it with five stars

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